'''Doctors for Disaster Preparedness''' (DDP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
located in Tucson
. Its Facebook page states that the group "promotes homeland defense and prudent preparedness for disasters of all kinds".[https://www.facebook.com/Doctors-for-Disaster-Preparedness-220574374619409/ Doctors for Disaster Preparedness], ''Facebook
'', Retrieved September 8, 2017. The group is closely affiliated with the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons
, a Conservatism in the United States|politically conservative
nonprofit association, with which it shares an address and administrative staff. It is run by Arizona physician Jane Orient.
According to Bloomberg News
, the group was "founded to promote civil defense during the Cold War
", and has been "transformed over the years into a forum" on "fringe-science topics" such as global warming denial
. DDP was described by ''The Guardian
'' as a...